deceptive

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deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture) artifice , ruse
deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product bait and switch
quality of being deceptive deceptiveness , obliquity
shifty deceptive person dodger , fox , slyboots
hockey pass, deceptive, to trailing teammate drop pass
deceptive in answer equivocal
appearance, deceptive façade , gloss , veneer
(football) a deceptive move made by a football player fake , juke
deceptive movement feint
any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack) feint
deceptive appearance gloss , veneer
deceptive trick legerdemain , sleight of hand
appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility meretriciousness , speciousness
optical phenomenon that results in a false or deceptive visual impression optical illusion
deceptive plan ruse
deceptive scheme subterfuge
stratagem, deceptive subterfuge
specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects whitewash
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